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Date: 1911 

Description: A college student sets out to class in zero degree weather. He is holding his books, wearing a hat and gloves, and has a scarf wrapped around his neck.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Elmwood.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view looking down towards a steamboat pulling a raft of lumber on the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of several establishments along Main Street with people standing along the walkway in front of them.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Methodist Church of River Falls.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1900 after

Description: A view of the row of shops along Main Street, with J.W. Allard's store in the foreground. A group of men are visible down the street.

Date:  

Description: Billhead of Burnett & Pratt, "dealers in fresh, salt and smoked meats, fish and game in season," of River Falls, Wisconsin, with a group of livestock, incl...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1868 

Description: Stereograph view of the levee, with buildings in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of steamboat on Mississippi River.

Postcard

River Falls

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street River Falls.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: A view of the vine-covered facade and side of North Hall at the State Normal School. Stone work decorates the top of the building and a flag flies from the...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of multiple buildings and piers taken from the Burlington Railroad bridge.

Date: 1938-07 

Description: Grasshopper bait mixing station at Ellsworth.

Photograph

School Building

Date: 1900 

Description: Exterior view of a school building with a group of children and adults gathered in front.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View of buildings along the levee.

Date:  

Description: Living room scene in the Jacobson home, with a blurred image of a man running in front of the camera. A woman sits at a piano while three men are posed at...

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Postcard

River Falls

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street River Falls as seen from a rooftop.

Photograph

Warehouse

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a warehouse on the levee, built in 1856.

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